The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DirectX 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £219 -
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DirectX
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
168 141 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.43% 27.12% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 105 44
Average daily rate £370 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £283 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DirectX across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

DirectX
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DirectX across the South Wales region.

DirectX Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

DirectX
Top 19 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing DirectX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DirectX.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
1 3 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Military
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (100.00%) Time Management
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Multicast
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) C

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing DirectX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DirectX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C